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Israeli forces attack Palestinian protests against bombing of Gaza and other stories

Today we look at the historic general strike held by Palestinians, the continued persecution of Abahlali baseMjondolo members, and more

Hundreds of Palestinians injured in Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa mosque and other stories

Today we look at the violent raid by Israeli forces on the Al-Aqsa mosque, the armed attack on an Indigenous minga in Colombia, and more

Women across Latin America and the Caribbean rise up against patriarchy, femicides and capitalism

From Argentina to Mexico, millions of women took to the streets to demand equality in the most unequal region of the world, and to proclaim that they refuse to continue being marginalized, discriminated against, excluded, and murdered

Red Books Day celebrated internationally to mark 173 years since the publication of ‘The Communist Manifesto’

On February 21, 1948 the Manifesto of the Communist Party written by Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels was first published in the UK. The book is recognized as one of the most influential in the history of humankind and it has been translated in almost all languages in the world.

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

Peruvian healthcare workers strike for rights

This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine

Haiti has a long history of being assaulted by its Latin American neighbors

A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

The world stands up against racism

Following the brutal murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis and the outbreak of protests across the US, people across the world have mobilized in solidarity and to raise the banner of anti-racism in their own contexts

Americas are the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) criticizes relaxing social isolation measures in the region

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

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